Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/27/17
Applications Due: 01/11/18
Vacancy ID: 46312

Position Information

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleOffice Assistant 1 (Stores/Mail), Central Office;

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade06

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $30031 to $37150 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12229

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have permanent status as an Office Assistant 1 (Stores/Mail), Grade 6, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor's Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law will also be considered. Please provide a copy of your letter of eligibility with your response.

Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license is preferred, but not required, for this position.

Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill an Office Assistant 1 (Stores/Mail), Grade 6, position within the Office of Financial Management, State Operations Budget and Financial Management Group, Mailroom and Maintenance Services Unit. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operation of the Mailroom. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assist in the day-to-day operations of the Mailroom which includes: receiving, picking up, delivering, opening, recording, sorting, time-stamping, and/or distributing various OMH mailings.

Process outgoing mail, including the use of metering machines.

Maintain appropriate files, documents, correspondence, and other Mailroom materials.

Move, set up, and break down equipment and furniture as needed.

May operate a motor vehicle in the course of fulfilling the above duties.

May drive State-owned automobiles to transport high level State executives traveling on State business.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Nicole Swankey


Fax (518) 486-3897



Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #46312 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.